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Lot #506

Artist Al Stinson - Heritage Calgary
Title Bison Head from Centre Street Bridge
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Media cast concrete
Size 41 x 28 x 36 in. / 104.1 x 71.1 x 91.4 cm.
Estimate $2,000 - $5,000

Notes
small chip on right horn; left horn broken; wear on beard; chips on plinth noted; bison head alone measures [height 38 x width 23 x depth 23 inches]; the plinth alone measures [height 41 x width 28 x depth 13 inches]

Reference
This is from the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary. These castings were removed from the original bridge in 1999 when it was closed for major renovations. The original castings were executed by James L. Thomson, a Calgary artist who was also responsible for the sculptures adorning the Bow Bridge in Banff. PLEASE NOTE: by bidding on these items, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. These are being sold AS IS - WHERE IS. You are responsible for the pickup and removal of these items from the City of Calgary facilities. They will require a professional mover at the buyer's expense. They must be removed by an agreed upon date with Levis and the City or the buyer forfeits ownership. For additional details or information regarding movers, please contact us. For more information on the artist see the excellent article Al Stinson by Sarah Rieger CBC at www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/al-stinson-sculptor-bison-1.5982940

Provenance
being sold on behalf of Heritage Calgary with proceeds going to the Heritage Calgary Plaque Program


Biographical Information
Al Stinson - Heritage Calgary ~ [20th century] Canadian
listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website; see the excellent article Al Stinson by Sarah Rieger CBC at cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/al-stinson-sculptor-bison

Current Bid
CAD $700 - Paddle # 100563
Next Bid
CAD $750

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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
100563
4/11/2021 7:23:04 AM
CAD $700
100559
4/10/2021 7:45:05 PM
CAD $650
100232
4/8/2021 12:02:12 AM
CAD $600
100382
4/8/2021 12:02:12 AM
CAD $550
100232
4/1/2021 11:12:44 AM
CAD $500
100275
4/1/2021 11:12:44 AM
CAD $475
100232
3/31/2021 11:07:58 PM
CAD $450
100275
3/31/2021 11:07:58 PM
CAD $425

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